What does my child need to do to move up?

Level Requirements

To move up from Aqua Bubba’s babies must be 6 months or older

To move up from Jelly Fish 1 babies need to be mobile and around 1 year

To move up form Jelly Fish 2 babies must turn 2 year. or to move into the advanced class (Jelly Fish 4 babies must perform a propulsive front swim and back float/gilde)

To move up form Jelly Fish 3 babies are around the age of 3 years. or to move into the advanced class (Jelly Fish 4 babies must perform a propulsive front swim and back float/gilde)

To move up form Jelly Fish 3 or 4 children must be around the age of 3 years and must demonstrate readiness to attend a class without a parent or guardian. This will include

  • Following simple instructions
  • Being happy to stay in the water with their current instructor with parent or guardian out of the water
  • Waiting for a turn

Jelly Fish 2

Sea Horse 1 & Dolphin 1

To graduate from these levels children need to perform a front glide with ease and back glide with correct head position

Back float front float

Sea Horse 2 & Dolphin 2

To graduate children must demonstrate a front kick with a propulsive kick and correct head position then roll to their back using correct breath control to continue their propulsion

 rocket arms

Sea Horse 3 & Dolphin 3

To graduate children must perform front arm circles using an effective reach and pull for a distance that requires them to roll and breath then continue their swim. They must also show backstroke coordinating arms and legs  with an effective reach and pull for a distance

backstroke 

Sea Horse 4

To graduate children must start school or be 5 years of age. In this level children will be working on gaining correct technique for all four strokes in preparation for squad level

 

Mini Dolphin & Dolphin 4

To graduate children need to demonstrate correct technique including side breathing for freestyle and backstroke for the allocated distance (or turn 7 for mini Dolphin 4’s)

 side breathing

Mini Shark Advanced & Sharks Advanced

To graduate children must perform technical freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke for the allocated distance (or turn 7 for mini shark advanced) Children will also be invited to complete their Bronze Star life saving award. Once completed Mini Shark Advanced or Shark Advanced children have completed the Aquatots learn to swim program

breaststroke 

Mini Squad Prep & Squad Prep

To graduate children must perform technical freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly for the allocated distance (or turn 7 for mini squad prep) Upon completion children will eb invited to join the Sea Dragons swim squad

butterfly 

Transition Squad

To graduate children must turn 7 year

Development Squad

Child needs to swim 400 IM using correct technique for the distance or turn 12 year

Comp Squad

Child needs to turn 12 years of age

 

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